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Railway Transportation

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  • 'Flyover' aimed at cutting rail congestion

     'Flyover' aimed at cutting rail congestion
    Federal, state and local officials Thursday marked the opening of the $142 million Englewood Flyover, a railroad bridge intended to eliminate a major bottleneck in the nation's biggest, busiest and most congested railroad hub. The bridge will relieve...
  • Claims settled in Rosedale train explosion as NTSB prepares to release final report

    Claims settled in Rosedale train explosion as NTSB prepares to release final report
    CSX Transportation and Alban Waste LLC have reached a confidential settlement in a lawsuit brought by the railroad after an Alban truck collided with a CSX freight train in Rosedale in 2013. Dozens of other claims related to the incident and brought...
  • Newport News eyes two sites as part of new transportation center

    Newport News eyes two sites as part of new transportation center
    Newport News has identified potential sites for a train storage and servicing area to complement a proposed transportation hub off Bland Boulevard. Newport News plans to seek public input on that portion of the project that the city's Director of...
  • Feds say Metra safety 'an area of concern'

    Feds say Metra safety 'an area of concern'
    The Federal Railroad Administration on Thursday announced findings from a review of Metra, which called the commuter rail line "generally compliant" with U.S. safety regulations, but also directed the railroad to take immediate steps to "enhance its...
  • Facing fare hikes, Metra riders want all to pay

    Facing fare hikes, Metra riders want all to pay
    With Metra riders facing a 68 percent fare increase over the next 10 years, some of them are raising a common complaint — too many passengers are getting a free ride, because conductors either don't or can't check everyone's tickets. That's...
  • CSX sues producers of 'Midnight Rider'

    CSX sues producers of 'Midnight Rider'
    Legal troubles mounted for the producers of "Midnight Rider" this week as railroad company CSX Transportation sued the filmmakers, claiming that they illegally filmed on its tracks where a train collided with the crew earlier this year. CSX said in a...
  • 'Midnight Rider': Open Road Films Claims It Had No 'Operational Control' Over Production

    Open Road Films, which was to have distributed "Midnight Rider," claims in newly filed court documents that it had no "operational control" over the production, had not invested any money in it and should not be held liable for the Feb. 20 train...
  • Aldermen seek O'Hare express train to Union Station, McCormick Place

    Aldermen seek O'Hare express train to Union Station, McCormick Place
    Five aldermen well-versed in Chicago's transportation issues on Wednesday called for yet another study to examine the feasibility and cost of launching high-quality airport express train service for O'Hare International Airport, Union Station and...
  • It's easy to fall for Dunsmuir

    It's easy to fall for Dunsmuir
    The train is bearing down on me. I hear its piercing whistle, feel its rumble, before I ever see it, of course. I am stuck on the tracks. Specifically, I have just started crossing the final narrow bridge back from the trek along the Union Pacific...
  • Investing Quarterly: Where to invest for growth?

    Investing Quarterly: Where to invest for growth?
    When Internet stock analysts at brokerage Morgan Stanley wrote their 2001 investment outlook in December 2000, they laid out glowing assessments of the future for Yahoo Inc. and rival America Online. There would be "a few huge winners" in the long run...
  • Connecticut To Cobble Together Rest Of Money For Walk Bridge

    Connecticut To Cobble Together Rest Of Money For Walk Bridge
    The state will come up with the extra $188 million needed to replace the decrepit Norwalk River railroad bridge, but the new span won't be in place until 2020, officials announced Thursday. Leaving the 118-year-old bridge to continue deteriorating isn't...